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My Youthful Companions, by the Author of 'my School-Boy Days'
My Youthful Companions
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advice Alfred appear Arthur asked beautiful become believe cause character Charles Murphy companions Cousin John dear death depend desire door doubt expected expressed eyes face fact father fear feel felt fish forget fortune Frank Frank Goddard Fred Fred Sherbourne friendship Gervase give gold grave hand happy head hear heart hope hour John Morphew join knowledge leave letter live London look Master Matt Norden means meet mind Mother nature never observed occasion old friend once parents passed philosopher pleased pleasure poor present prove remarked replied rich scene seek seemed seen sense sometimes soon soul spirit sure tears tell thing thou thought true trust truth Uncle views walk wealth wish wonder young youth
Seite 145 - Who is the happy Warrior? Who is he That every man in arms should wish to be ? — It is the generous Spirit, who, when brought Among the tasks of real life, hath wrought Upon the plan that pleased his boyish thought...
Seite 132 - Content I live, this is my stay; I seek no more than may suffice ; I press to bear no haughty sway; Look, what I lack my mind supplies. Lo, thus I triumph like a king, Content with that my mind doth bring.
Seite 51 - The man that hails you Tom or Jack, And proves by thumps upon your back How he esteems your merit, Is such a friend, that one had need Be very much his friend indeed, .
Seite 53 - Leaves have their time to fall, And flowers to wither at the north wind's breath, And stars to set, but all — Thou hast all seasons for thine own, O Death...
Seite 145 - WISDOM hath builded her house, she hath hewn out her seven pillars: she hath killed her beasts; she hath mingled her wine ; she hath also furnished her table. She hath sent forth her maidens : she crieth upon the highest places of the city, Whoso is simple, let him turn in hither: as for him that wanteth understanding, she saith to him , Come, eat of my bread, and drink of the wine which I have mingled.
Seite 80 - It must be so — Plato, thou reasonest well — Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This longing after immortality ? Or whence this secret dread, and inward horror, Of falling into naught ? Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction ? 'Tis the divinity that stirs within us; 'Tis Heaven itself that points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man.
Seite 26 - You are old, Father William," the young man cried, "And life must be hastening away; You are cheerful and love to converse upon death: Now tell me the reason, I pray.
Seite 132 - MY mind to me a kingdom is ; Such perfect joy therein I find As far exceeds all earthly bliss That God or nature hath assigned ; Though much I want that most would have, Yet still my mind forbids to crave.
Seite 145 - Tis, finally, the man who lifted high, Conspicuous object in a nation's eye, Or left unthought of in obscurity, Who, with a toward or untoward lot, Prosperous or adverse to his wish or not, Plays in the many games of life that one Where what he most doth value must be won...